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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
people were injured when a big rig collided with a amtrak train along the amtrak line. the big rig struck the train where the tracks cross kansas avenue. ktvu's kara cara liu has more -- cara liu has more. >> reporter: one of the victims heard screams and crying before the accident. a big rig slams into the train about 12:30 p.m. this afternoon. you could see the derailed training leaning. she was in a second car, she says she was returning home after visiting hayward. she says she wasn't seriously hurt but it was scary when the train started tipping. >> you couldn't see anything. it was just all dusty and, you know, you are breathing in the dirt. people start coughing, screaming, crying. it was horrible. >> reporter: that train left oakland about 7:30 a.m. this morning. folks on other trains this afternoon say they got a call from amtrak telling them about the derailment and saying they would have to be bussed. >> i take amtrak all the time, this is the first time anything like this happened. it is unnerving. >> reporter: 40 people have been taken to the hospital. amtrak saying no
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
yesterday. two other men made it to shore safely. >>> an amtrak train out of oakland derailed this afternoon after it was hit by a big rig in the central valley. 42 people were taken to hospitals complaining of injury. amtrak says the train was carrying 169 passengers and four crew members from oakland to bakers field when the truck pushed through the crossing bars and hit the train. passengers on the train were terrified and we spoke to one woman on board who described a chaotic scene. >> you couldn't see anything it was just all dusty and you know you're breathing in all that dirt. and you know people start coughing and i mean screaming, crying. and it was horrible. >> reporter: all of the injuries from today's crash were said to be minor. four years ago at this same location 33 people were injured when an amtrak train was struck by a truck carrying lemons. we will go live for an update on theinvestigation that is still under way at this hour. >>> about three hours after today's crash there was a second incident involving a train not far away. investigators say a hay truck was too close to
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: the report from the scene is 20 people were injured. according to amtrak none of the injuries were life threatening but they are not sure how serious the injuries were and they don't know what time the tracks will reopen but they plan to bus people till the tracks are cleared. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> if you are looking for information on passengers, go to www.ktvu.com, then click on the tab. >>> this afternoon the albany unified school district confirmed a teacher who was arrested for lewd contact has died and it appears it was a suicide. the district says it received word of james izumizaki's death this morning from the sherriff's department. the teacher was accused of having a relationship with a former student who was under 14 at the time. they say counselors rill be able -- will be available for students tomorrow. >>> the search continues for two fisherman missing off the san mateo county. they fell into the water yesterday morning when their boat over turned near pigeon point south of half moon bay. they were four on board the boat. the other two men were wearing lif
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
breaking. >>> amtrak train operators testing position ors test positive for drugs and alcohol more frequently in the last six years. the report also said that mechanics and signal operators had the highest rate. the inspector general said that the conditions make a serious accident more likely. they say amtrak's management needs to test employees more often. >>> people in a small texas town are trying to find what's behind a object captured in the sky by google maps. a street view shows what some are calling a ufo. it appears to be flying above a popular part of town but residents say they have no idea what it is. >> what is that? a car in the sky? >> that is -- pretty -- amazing. >> i don't know. looks like a jellyfish. >> similar one can be seen? the sky city hotel in new mexico. google hasn't commented. >>> a dog was taken out of a pennsylvania pet store and was caught on tape. a couple came in and while the woman disadvantaged the manager the man stuffed the puppy under his shirt. they are seen leaving the store. the manager said the puppy cost a thousand dollars. police say th
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> cleanup continues in the central valley this morning after that amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield and jumped the tracks. investigators will be out there trying to figure out if the crash was caused by driver error, malfunctioning crossing arm or something else. at least 40 people were hurt when that train collided with a big-rig as it derailed. 70 people were on board including a newborn baby. >> the seat in front of us was literally ripped out so i had to lift up the debris and i found him in his car seat. >> now train tracks will be closed during the investigation and buses will be carrying passengers during this morning's commute. >>> concern is growing for a saratoga man who has been missing for more than two weeks. here is more on how the family is reaching out to the public for help. jeanine? >> reporter: this is where a vigil will be held at sacred heart church which is all for this man, his name is eric garcia and we are told by family and friends he has a heart condition and he is without his medication. he was last seen leaving a party on his harley near vine
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
in prison. >>> new details on the derailment of an amtrak train. investigators identified the driver of the big rig that the train crashed into. investigators say that they are looking to see if the truck malfunctioned or if medina was impaired. 40 people were hurt in all. the tracks reopened this morning. >>> google subsidiary motorola has quietly dropped lawsuit claims against apple. motorola filed the claim. google and apple are in talks to resolve their long running dispute over smart phone patents. >>> a federal judge today lifted a ban of samsung tablets. the jury there ordered samsung to pay apple more than $1 million nor infringement. >>> the heat wave sure continued here in the bay as temperatures approached record highs in some sports. bill martin joins us with the hot spots. >> its really is hot out there right now. these are the current temperatures you can see there. 101 in antioch. looks like you will see a record in antioch. boy it's just as hot as it was yesterday. in some places it's a little warmer. some places a little cooler. but here's the story. things ar
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
alexander air yag a who was hit and killed by an amtrak in 2005. her his mother attended today's ceremony. >> my son is going to save so many lives and i just hope that people are smart enough to use it. >> for years the tracks were a well used shortcut. the new foot bridge allows people to cot will road and -- on the west side and monterrey road on the east so they don't have to go over the train tracks. >>> the owners of san jose's newest card room are asking the city for money after their grand opening was delayed. the owners say it took 4 months longer than expected to obtain a license if the city. now they are asking for more than $10,000 in damages. >>> in ten minutes a rare apology from apple and advice for i-phone users. >>> signed a bill today limiting people from carrying long guns openly in public. the bill was sponsored by tom -- of san francisco. it bans the display of unloaded rifles and -- targets the open carry movement guns rights activists had taken of carrying long guns. also signed by governor brown today a bill authorizing the construction of a statue of ronald reagan
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
reopened in the central valley late this morning after an amtrak train was pushed off rails. at least 40 people were hurt when a big rig crashed into the train, caution the derailment yesterday in hanford. this moving, investigators said 32-year-old medina drove through the lowered crossing gate as signal flights flashed and warning bells rang. nearly 170 people were on board that train including a new-born baby. >>> we'll tell you about a major development today in the battle -- battle over identification refirements for voters. it comes only weeks before -- requirements for voters. it comes only weeks before the election. hi, i'm amy for downy unstopables in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour for free samples on downy.com. follow jhave you heardbles tour for the 408 and 669 area codes?
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 12:00pm PDT
morning at a new san jose overross crossing where an amtrak train hit a toddler seven years. the blossom hill bridge is at monterey boulevard. it is set to open after the ceremony at 11:00 a.m. the new pedestrian bridge is near the spot where the individual died. his mother is scheduled to speak at the ribbon-cutting. it will be held in the back of the parking lot of a lowe's store on coddle road. >>> to the relief of football fans and player, the referees' lockout has ended. the union was seeking improvemented salaries and retirement benefits. in an agreement they got pretty much everything they were asking for. >> ja meanjanine de la vega has more. >> reporter: fans are excited that things are back to normal. some fans were vowing not to watch football because they say they were tired of watching replacement referees make bad calls. >> you didn't -- you didn't know if the team was necessarily winning anymore because of their skill or because they were just getting bad calls. >> reporter: last night the nfl reached a tentative agreement to end the lockout. >> i'm very excited ab
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
horrible amtrak train crash which was headed to oakland from bakersfield. it crashed into a big-rig and derailed. investigation continues this morning. and celebrating the oakland a's, they are going to the playoffs. they beat the texas rangers and they have claimed a wildcard spot in the playoffs, but they also have a chance to be division champs in they beat them today and tomorrow. >>> six crew members from passenger boats that collided killing at least 37 people. it happened during the fireworks show. more than 100 people were thrown off the boat into the water. it's being called one of the deadliest from hong kong. they were detained on suspect suspicions. >>> it happened years ago today. now one of them says he regrets his actions. >> i am not a monster. if you look up the definition, i mean that is what a monster is. >> leeboy and mohammed were linked to 27 shootings in the d.c. area. he is now serving a life sentence. he recently toll the washington post he was is a -- he is a changed man. >>> in just a couple of hours, the murder trial of giselle esteban who is accused of k
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
were hurt after an amtrak train derailed what amtrak is doing to get passengers around that crash. and a celebration is on in the east bay for the a's, they are now officially in the playoffs, it is all ahead on the khou channel 11 news. >>> right now we are sitting at a very balmy 68 degrees and here we go out of the gate, temperatures will trash tomorrow and take a look, 90s to 100, here is sal. >>> traffic is off to a doesn't start -- decent start, as you can see it is doing well, and on 24 it looks
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> amtrak says the crossing lights were down, the lights were flashing when a 18 wheeler slacked into the train. 39 people were injured in that accident. investigators say they still haven't interviewed the truck driver. 32-year-old macario medina. the train was on its way from oakland to bakersfield. >>> family and friends of a missing man held a vigil to keep the hope alive. he was last seen at a party in downtown san jose. garcia reportedly left on his harley davidson motorcycle after telling friends he would be right back. san jose police say they are working with the family but at this point they have no leads nor do they suspect foul play. garcia's brother is hoping for the best. >> the last two weeks have just been overwhelming. and just get the word out there about my brother and hopefully get him home safe. >> reporter: garcia rides a 1985 harley davidson motorcycle with the license plate number 18w5272. anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact san jose police. >>> the triple digit heat broke a few records today in some bay area cities. we have team cove
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
promised. >>> our time is 5:37, the pedestrian bridge will hope today in san jose where an amtrak train killed a toddler back in 2005. he was under the care of a baby- sitter's friend who was trying to get three young children across those tracks. now the walkway is designed to allow a safer access to a shopping center. it will cross over monterey road. the mother of the child is scheduled to be at a ribbon cutting ceremony. >> >>> we want to check back in with sal. hopefully the commute is moving along smoothly. >> we're doing well out there. there's not a lot going on, just like we like it. we don't like to have a list of stuff. right now we're getting our wish here. westbound bay bridge toll plaza is light. sometimes on a friday we have better than usual days, but the last few we have not. people ask where did friday light go? well that, seemed like a summer phenomenon. bay bridge toll plaza looks all right. this is a look at intersate 880. that looks pretty good. there's fog out there, as steve and i have been telling you. you may want to give yourself extra time. you may need
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
have also been found to contain arsenic, and even rat poison. >>> a new report finds amtrak employees are failing drug and alcohol tests at a much higher rate than the rest of the rail industry. the audit from amtrak's office of inspector general found amtrak employees are failing the test at a 51% higher rate than the industry average. the majority of employees who fail drug tests tested positive for marijuana and cocaine. >>> governor brown is green lighting forms to red light cameras. he signed a new law that sets uniform standards for red light cameras. they must be installed at locations to ensure safety, not for cities to raise revenues. warning signs must be posted within 200 feet of a camera and it will be easier for drivers to challenge tickets. palo alto state senator joe siminian authored the legislation. >>> for the second year the governor is vitoing a bill that would raise the fine for illegal use of cell phones. it would increase the base fine from $20 to $30. governor brown says he believes the current fines and penalties which can get as high as 33 sixes are
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
will be closed during the investigation. amtrak is still running and they will carry passengers during the commute. >>> well, the famous hollywood sign in los angeles is getting a face-lift. the first time in almost 35 years. our reporter lauren savan is live near the landmark right now. that famous sign, what are they -- what are they doing to it? >> well, you know, it's one of the most iconic signs in the world. and they say it's been 35 years since it has had it's last refurbishing. well, they starting today, they are going to do an ex-- they are going to do an extensive cleaning. they are going to strip it, power wash it, prime it and repaint it. unlike most hollywood stars that get face-lifts. they are gonna do the front and the back. this will take eight to ten weeks. it will go through about 275 gallons of paint. 110 gallons of primer. when it is done, it will become fresh and new for generations to come. this sign has come around since 1923. that's when it was put up by -- but back in 1949, they took off the land part, it became the iconic hollywood sign and it has been
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
that's not enough. a pedestrian bridge is set to open at 11:00 when an amtrak train killed a boy in 2005. he was with a babb sitter's friend who was trying to take three young children across the train tracks. the new trains will cross over monterey road and the train tracks. the little boy's mother will speak at the ribbon-cutting ceremony today. >>> a teacher at the school in albany accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student will be in court today. he taught 6th grade and basketball, he's being held on $100,000 bail. >>> well, the continentals of the boys an girls club in vallejo have lost most of their electronic equipment. police say thieves broke in and stole several computers and other items. it happened between:00 p.m. and then 7:30. investigators sea they got in -- investigators say they got in through a classroom window. >>> we continue now with coverage of a san francisco occupy camp can just raided bily. officers are keying guard outside of the federal reserve building on market street. claudine wong is live there now that's happened between occupier -- occ
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